05/02: Gudalajara, Kids’s Day

Mascarita Dorada & Mini Damian/CMLL

It’s looking like I’ll be on Figure Four Daily this upcoming Tuesday to talk about lucha over lunch. I believe it’s a pay show, but anyone can send in questions to Bryan and we’ll try to answer them. Also, pray to your favorite deity that I don’t have phone problems this time.

CMLL (TUE) 04/29 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara [cmll]
1) Milenio b Quazar
2) Nube Roja b Fraile de la Muerte
3) Jeque DQ Idolo
4) Mr. Trueno & Rey Trueno b Mangum & Oro II
5) El Lider b Asesino Negro [hair]
6) Gallo b Toxico [OCCIDENTE LH]
7) Dos Caras Jr. & Dr. Wagner Jr. b Rey Bucanero & Toscano

Gallo retains his title. Asesino Negro loses his hair again. Jeque dodged a forearm, and Idolo got the ref instead for the DQ.

CMLL (WED) 04/30 Arena Mexico [ovaciones, cmll, MT/wire story]
1) Ángel Azteca Jr., Astro Boy, Sombra de Plata b Artillero, Pólvora, Súper Comando
2) Bam Bam b Pequeño Damian 666, Shockercito, Pierrothito, Mascarita Dorada, Celestial, Pequeño Halloween, Mr. Aguilita, Pequeno Warrior, Mini Olimpico [cibernetico]
3) La Sombra, Sagrado, Volador Jr. b Hijo de Fantasma, La Máscara, Valiente [MEX TRIOS]
4) Marco Corelone, Místico, Shocker b Averno, el Hijo del Perro Aguayo, Mephisto

The story was the title match. Challengers took the first fall, champions rallied back to take the second. In the third, Mascara eliminated Volador with the campana, and Sagrado was able to finish Fantasma with a spinning backbreaker. Valiente knocked Sagrado out of the ring and took him out with one of his trademark dives. That left Mascara and Sombra in the ring. La Mascara got his campana on Sombra. This time, Sombra was able to escape into a roll up for the win. Money was thrown in after the match.

The Champs said they were ready for any one else to challenge them. Hijo de Fantasma and his crew are ready to challenge again. ESTO has this as defense #7.

Bam Bam pinned Damian in the final of the cibernetico. Title rematch coming up?

All the wrestlers in the top couple matches came out with kids dressed up as them. There were also kid valets and kid ring announcers. Attendance was over 16,000. MedioTiempo has more comments about the show, including Mistico being booed by Perros fans even on Kid’s Day.

CMLL (THU) 05/01 Monumental Plaza de Toros, Chilpancingo [davidloaeza @ box y lucha]
1) Alibastik Jr. & Astro Nave b Payaso Loco & Rey Jaguar
2) Kaoria & Luna Mágica b Medussa & Rosa Negra
3) Piloin, Shockercito, Último Dragoncito b Mr. Aguilita, Pequeño Damian 666, Pequeño Halloween
4) Astro Boy, La Sombra, Valiente b Misterioso II, Pierroth, Texano Jr.
5) Averno & el Hijo del Perro Aguayo b Héctor Garza & Místico

Averno fouled Hector and Perro yanked Mistico’s mask. The guy who went to this and the AAA sho the previous day thinks the CMLL show was better and had more attendance.

CMLL (FRI) 05/02 Arena Mexico
1) Astro Boy & Kid Tiger vs Apocalipsis & Ramstein
2) Dark Angel, Goddess, Luna Mágica vs Hiroka, Medussa, Princesa Sujei
3) Felino, Hijo del Fantasma, La Sombra vs Ephesto, Misterioso II, Virus
4) Alex Koslov, Heavy Metal, Negro Casas vs Black Warrior, Rey Bucanero, Toscano
5) Blue Panther, LA Park, Shocker vs el Hijo del Perro Aguayo, Terrible, Villano V

ESTO does the usual preview.

Meanwhile, AAA has it’s THIRD TV taping this week. They must have a plan to be away from camera for some time in May, because they’re setting up a big backlog again. The big singles match is Zorro vs Mesias, and I think Vampiro will physically be involved in that one. Abismo Negro is supposed to participate in a trio, but I now wonder if maybe we’re getting another Black Abyss appearance.

Clowns will probably be up to 127. With the Hell Brothers teaming together in the main event, I wonder if they’re just about to do that match.

ESTO has an article on plans for the Lucha Libre Expo and a Volador bio is partly plug for the shows.

Lots of articles mentioning lucha libre events in passing from Kid’s Day, like this one that was actually a boxing/wrestling show.

Is AAA changing Monterrey arena affiliations again? Perhaps.

CMLL (MON) 05/05 Arena Puebla
1) Asturiano, Forajido, King Jaguar vs Aguila Guerrera, Espiritu Maligno, Mr. Rafaga
2) Fuerza Chicana, Furia Chicana, Policeman vs Cerebro Negro, Flecha, Kraken
3) Amapola vs Marcela [CMLL WOMEN]
4) La Máscara, Sagrado, Valiente vs Olímpico, Sangre Azteca, Toscano
5) La Sombra, Místico, Shocker vs Averno, Ephesto, Mephisto

Of course Puebla should have a good Cinco de Mayo show.

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04/30 AAA TV Results (Aguascalientes)

Previous: 04/10 (Toluca), 04/16 (Ceyala), 04/27 (Zapopan)

AAA TV (WED) 04/30 Auditorio Morelos de Aguascalientes
1) Billy Boy, el Ángel, Gato Everady b Ángel Mortal, Gran Apache, Mr. Cóndor
2) Alan Stone, Chris Stone, Super Calo DQ Extreme Tiger, Halloween, TJ Xtreme
3) Crazy Boy & Juventud Guerrera b Jack Evans & Teddy Hart
4) Black Abyss b Super Porky
5) Escoria, Mesias, Ozz DCO Electro Shock, Head Hunter I, Konnan
6) Zorro b Cibernetico [1, AAA HEAVY]

Projected air date (#835)
Mexico: 05/11
US: 05/31

Zorro beat Cibernetico, so Zorro gets another match with Cibernetico. That one will be for the AAA World Title (which I keep forgetting Cibernetico finally won) and is heavily hinted to take place at TripleMania. Don’t be confused into believing Zorro actually won this on his own – Teddy Hart snuck in and fouled Cibernetico – but a win’s a win.

Semimain ended up all outside, and the referee actually counted them out. After the match, Vampiro showed up to tease a match with Mesias again.

Super Porky replaced Abismo Negro, who was said to be out hurt thanks to Black Abyss’ martinete on the last taping. Mr. Niebla freely helped Black Abyss get the win.

Crazy/Juvi vs Jack/Teddy was said be one of the better matches. Jack and Teddy have gotten strong reviews the whole way thru, but it does make sense for them to lose (Juvi pinned Jack here) since who knows when they’ll be back around. After the match, Joe Lider showed up to mock the Mexican Powers, announce his new trio (“La Hermandad”) and the first new member – Nicho. They’re moving towards a trios feud, so we’ve got one more person to guess. (And then one more person to replace Nicho when he vanished.) La Hermandad also seems to be yet another rudo group who does not get along with any of the other rudo groups.

Halloween fouled Alan to end the segunda. I’d be all for a Stones/Tijuana tag title feud. Though, if the last feud is any indication, somehow it’ll end up with Alan and Intocable getting the tag title shot.

Gato Eveready pinned Gran Apache. INJUSTICE. I hope Billy at least set it up.

Upcoming tapings
– 05/02 Veracruz
– no less than 4 more tapings before
– 06/13 DF (TripleMania)

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04/24: Neza, Azteca, do not trust Octagon

No Kid’s Day Resutls from Arena Mexico or AAA TV results yet. So sad.

CMLL (THU) 04/24 Arena Neza [the gladiatores]
1) Federal I & Federal II b Angel de la Noche & Carta Brava
2) Silver man & Súper Camaleón b Ministro de la Muerte & Silver Black
3) Astro Boy, Sombra de Plata, Súper Nova b Artillero, Súper Comando, Zayco
4) Calígula, Flash, Méssala b Arkangel de la Muerte, Dr. X, Nitro
5) Blue Panther, Mr. Credible, Negro Casas DQ Villano III, Villano IV, Villano V

AAA (FRI) 04/25 Arena Azteca Budokan [The Gladiatores
1) Mr. America b Espiral Negro, Golden Bull, Rey Neza, Jhonny, Rey Dragon II, Zayama, Kagura, El Pillo, Brozo [cibernetico]
2) Mini Cibernetico, Ricky Gonzalez, Sexy Geminis b Galactico, La Chona, Mini Oriental
3) Alan Stone, Chris Stone, Super Calo DQ Decnnis, Scorpio Jr., Zumbido
4) Estrellita b Rossy Moreno [hair, cage]
5) Cibernetico L Zorro, Mesias [electric cage]

Main event was a dry run for the cage match they did for TV – Zorro escaped first, and Mesias left Cibernetico behind for the loss. In the hair match, Mesias shut the cage door to prevent Estrellita from escaping (for no particular reason), Cibernetico ran him off, and Estrellita climbed out for the win. Guapos got DQed for fouling Chris Stone in their match.

AAA (WED) 04/30 Chilpancingo [davidloaeza @ box y lucha]
1) Acaboy & Alas de Plata b Diablo Rojo II & Diabolo Rojo III
2) Alibastik & Alibastik Jr. DQ Rey Guerrero & Rey Jaguar
3) La Parkita, Mascarita Divina, Octagoncito b Mini Abismo Negro, Mini Chessman, Mini Histeria
4) Aerostar, Laredo Kid, Super Fly DQ Pirata Morgan Jr., Scorpio Jr., Zumbido
5) Gronda II, La Parka Jr., Octagón b Antifaz del Norte, Histeria, Psicosis

More notable than the actual show as Octagon getting the microphone, noting there was another (CMLL) show here the next day, said there were five Misticos and accused CMLL of defrauding the people. There’s only one Mistico, Octagon was totally using the urban legend to to bury the next day’s show, and I’m surprised he’d try that. Also: look who Octagon is teaming with and look at two guys he’s facing. Just saying.

Semiannual travel story about “The Lucha Libre”

CMLL (THU) 05/01 Arena Isabel de Cuernavaca [strato_wagner @ Satanico’s Mansion]
1) Dark Angel & Goddess vs Hiroka & La Nazi
2) Brazo de Platino, Máscara Púrpura, Máximo vs el Mosco, Ephesto, Skandalo
3) Héctor Garza & Místico vs Averno & el Hijo del Perro Aguayo

indy (SUN) 05/04 Arena Coliseo Monterrey [RFC]
1) Panterita Ring II & Poly Star vs Gallyo & La Bandida
2) Baby Fox & Rey Imagen vs Invasor & Iron Extreme
3) Aguila Extrema vs Dr. Cianuro
4) Guerrero Balnco & Principe Diamante vs Diabolick & Euforia (Monterrey)
5) Chico Calavera, La Momia, Sangre Chicana vs Guerrero Negro Jr., Rio Bravo, Tito Santana II

indy (WED) 05/07 Arena Solidaridad [RFC]
1) Héctor Garza & Místico vs Averno & Mephisto

Tiburon_Blanco @ box y lucha posted photos of the Hijo del Santo show in Guadalajara. I like the arena setup.

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05/03-05 Lucha Times


note: obviously, my accuracy for the MVS shows (CMLL on FSE and CAN52) is going way down if I can no longer get CAN52, and FSE continues on a delay. As long as FSE is tipping off the main events in their show descriptions, I should be able to get that match. I’ll try to get my best to get the rest right, but I probably won’t be half the time.

FSE-US: so I’ve got nothing much to go on here, because there’s no title! Show airs Monday again and probably should have just random undercard matches.

CAN52: should have the Sangre Azteca/Grey Shadow left turn out of the Mistico/UG feud.

AAA-US: Jack Evans makes his AAA debut. Apaches team with opposite partners. Zorro vs Cibernetico in the main event.


CMLL-MEX: two hour slot, from 3 to 5. Sombra v Virus in the opener, and continuation of Toscano/Metal and V5/Panther feuds in the other matches.

AAA-MEX: three way cage match, and Vampiro’s return.

FSE-MEX: Perros vs Garza, random tecnicos vs a truly random rudo team (Loco Max, Satanico and Vangelis?)

Cadena3: the kid’s day show going on RIGHT NOW

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04/30: Kid’s Day, Puebla

No Tuesday CMLL DF results, because that show is tonight as the annual Kid’s Day show. Even though Kid’s Day falls on a Wednesday, there’s a lot of smaller shows around the country this afternoon and tonight, as this very general article on Kid’s Day notes. This weekend seems busier for small show as well, and the Lucha Libre Expo is starting up as well.

Ovaciones previews tonight’s Arena Mexico by focusing on all the second generation wrestlers. (For some reason, they’re not allowed to mention who Mistico’s father is, just saying ‘a good wrestler.’ I guess no one can remember what his back story is this week.) In Reforma (via Jazzo), La Mascara promises the title match will be a spectacle. That’s the hope, anyway.

CMLL (MON) 04/28 Arena Puebla [hugo999]
1) Blue Center & Centella de Oro b Espiritu Maligno & Zigma
2) Cerebro Negro, Flecha, Kraken b Fuerza Chicana, Furia Chicana, Policeman
3) Goddess, Luna Mágica, Marcela b Amapola, Hiroka, Medussa
4) Blue Panther, La Sombra, Volador Jr. b Terrible, Texano Jr., Villano V
5) Héctor Garza, Místico, Shocker b Averno, Ephesto, Mephisto

Not sure about the main event. Panther yanked V5’s mask in the semimain. Marcela beat Amapola in the women’s match and challenged for another title match. Policeman bled a bunch in the segunda.

Arturo Rivera’s column is all about Sunday’s taping. ESTO has delayed results from that show as well. AAA tapes it second show in four days tonight in Aguascalientes.

ESTO is also late to the party on Wagner’s march. The more I think about it, the less Wagner makes any sense (besides the self promotioning sense.) He’s claiming to stand up for the right to say whatever he wants, but he’s also apologizing if he offended CMLL by what he said? Pick a side.

(Jazzo via Reforma) At the lucha libre expo on Saturday, CMLL will honor Ringo Mendoza, Blue Panther, Atlantis and Damian 666. Ringo’s hit 40 years of being a wrestler (though he hasn’t been wrestling much in a while), Panther is at 30, and Atlantis adn Damian are 25 years in. Ringo says he’s planning a farewell tour for this September, but he doesn’t want to call it a retirement tour because he’ll continue training young wrestlers for CMLL. CMLL will also be spotlight it’s “Class of 75”, young wrestlers who are representing the company (mentioned are Stuka Jr., Flash, Metalico, Bronco III and other high flyers – I think they spent 3 seconds thinking this out so I will too.)

Atlantis is thrilled Pierroth chose him to be involved in Pierroth’s retirement match. He also gives credit to Pierroth for being able to walk away on his own. It seems more there’s a slight push going on to get him to walk away, but I’m willing to pretend whatever to the result.

The lineups for next month’s WWE cards have changed. There’s still three weeks, so they’ll change again.

Notiver posts about the 05/02 AAA TV taping in Veracruz. Nothing new to report, except they’re running Auditorio Carlos Serdan Arechavaleta, which I should’ve guessed.

CMLL SPARTAN (TUE) 04/29 Auditorio Municipal de Tampico [El Dentista, Dinamita @ box y lucha]
1) Baby Lover & Jimmy Torres b Baby Ruiz & Silver Fox
2) Lumino b Iron Boy, Aborto, Rayo Azteca, Chuntaro, King Boy [ciber]
3) Mascarita Dorada & Shockercito b Mr. Aguilita & Pequeño Damian 666
4) Brazo de Platino, Máximo, Oro Negro b Loco Max, Nitro, Sadico
5) Místico & Sagrado b Averno & Mephisto

Brazo de Platino turned on his partners for no reason, but the tecnicos still won. Minis match was very well received.

AAA (MON) 05/05 Arena Cuatro Caminos Nuevo Laredo [RFC]
1) Mini Hombre Sin Miedo & Mini Laredo Kid vs Mini Black Mamba & Mini Rio Bravo
2) Babe Rap, El Brazo, Tigre Cota vs Escorpion Negro, Rio Bravo, Tito Santana II
3) Alan Stone, Hombre Sin Miedo, Laredo Kid vs Cuervo, Escoria, Ozz
4) Charly Manson & Cibernetico vs Mesias & Zorro

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04/27 Galli in Hoffman Estates

Grand Sports Arena is another indoor soccer arena with some offices (including for the AFL’s Chicago Rush.) There are a lot higher ceilings than the place I saw the Chela Salazar show and it was a lot bigger room than GALLI’s running in at the hotel. There were probably 120ish there, but the area was big enough to fit in 500 if they had enough bleachers and such. (As it was, they had the right amount of chairs/bleachers for the people who showed, so I think that means good things.)

Show was scheduled to start at 6:00. I rolled in around 6:07 and the show started about 6:10. I’ve got GALLI’s clock figured out and it’s great.


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04/29: GDL, Coliseo, Neza, UG responds to Wagner

Vampiro, back in AAA/triplea.com.mx

Additional notes from the 04/27 taping
– Judging from the pictures, Joe Lider might have ended up joining Familia de Tijuana.
– Tecnicos won the semimain, which sounds quick, and then the Legion all beat them down
– Clowns are now at win 113. AAA says the record is 150, which would be about five more TV tapings.

CMLL (SUN) 04/27 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara [CMLL]]
1) Virgo b Thunder Boy
2) Lider & Metatron b Depredador (Gudalajara) & Exterminador
3) Mini Universo 2000 & Pierrothito b Atomo & Shockercito
4) Jeque DQ Metalik
5) Casanova, Leon Blanco, Máximo b Malefico, Máscara Mágica, Toxico
6) Averno & Mephisto b Alex Koslov & Místico

Metalik fouled Jeque in their singles match, which is a bit odd. Pierrothito got away with a foul on Atomo to take the minis match.

CMLL (SUN) 04/27 Arena Coliseo
1) Astro Boy, Rayo Tapatío I, Rayo Tapatío II DQ Carrona, Vaquero, Zayco
2) Sensei, Starman, Trueno b Hooligan, Pólvora, Ramstein
3) Hijo del Fantasma, Sagrado, Valiente b Loco Max, Satánico, Vangelis
4) Grey Shadow b Sangre Azteca
5) Héctor Garza, Marco Corelone, Shocker DQ Damián 666, el Hijo del Perro Aguayo, Mr. Águila

Rudo novatos lost in straight falls when Carrona yanked Astro Boy’s mask. DQ in the main event was for Perro trying to double stomp Garza and instead getting a ref.

CMLL (SUN) 04/27 Arena Neza [KrisZ]
1) Dr. Trauma & Pillo b Ambar & Moto Cross II
2) Black Bird I & Black Bird II b Black Danger & Black Heart
3) Kid Tiger & Rayo Tapatío I b Puma King & Teuton
4) Rosa Negra & Yeska b Luna Mágica & Marcela
5) Calígula, Misterioso II, Ramstein b La Sombra, Sagrado, Volador Jr.

Ramstein replaced Toscano, who showed up after the match in a neck brace, saying he was in a car wreck and so missed the match. I’m more curious about Ramstein just happening to be around.

AAA (MON) 04/28 Arena Cuatro Caminos de Nuevo Laredo [RFC]
1) Hombre de Negro & Violento b Black Fenix & Street Boy
2) Mini Hombre sin Miedo & Mini Laredo Kid b Mini Hator & Mini Rio Bravo
3) Baby Rap, Principe Diamante, Tiger Cota b Rio Bravo, Silver Cat, Tito Santana II
4) Astuto, Hombre Sin Miedo, Sangre Chicana b Antifaz del Norte, El Cobarde, Picudo
5) Jack Evans, Konnan, Teddy Hart b Extreme Tiger, Halloween, TJ Xtreme

Konnan replaced Ultimo Gladiador, who’s missed a few bookings lately. Hurt?

(Reforma via Jazzo) Sangre Azteca would be willing to fight Greenland’s own Grey Shadow either in a mask match or a title match if he can get the commission would allow it. There’s a vague mention of Shadow and Sangre fighting in Japan – perhaps in a NJPW? As usual, they can’t really explain without telling you who Grey Shadow really is, but they’re more than willing to walk up to the line (except about his country of origin.)

Sangre notes the commission let him get away with a title match vs Alex a while back, so maybe they’ll allow this one too. I think they’ll have to hold in Queretaro to make it work, since that seems to be the only commission who allows it. Sangre’s willing to take on La Mascara in mask match whenever he’s willing to sign his name and Sombra, Sagrado, and Valiente are on his list.

Ovaciones says we may get Toscano/Metal and Panther/Villano5 resolution. IN JUNE. We’re writing off May already.

MedioTiempo has an interview with Jacob Moret, organizer of the Lucha Libre Expo. It’s this weekend, so it’s time for the hard sell for tickets.

Dr. Wagner gives his same “freedom of expression” speech to box y lucha. Who believes Wagner would be making this same speech of CMLL was booking him like he wanted? Exactly. Meanwhile, Blue Demon Jr. got more press for his 5K/10K runs for fighting against childhood cancer. Blue Demon appears to be doing more for his cause than getting people to wear his mask.

Meanwhile, Ultimo Guerrero criticized Dr. Wagner for biting the hand that’s fed him for many years. Also, Wagner is a scaredy cat who talks about mask/mask challenges and backs out of them when it comes to actually sign the match. (Sadly, Wagner does not say “scaredy cat”.) A fine company man interview by UG, which should allow him to sign two more people from Laguna. He also protests the whole “Guerreros Tuareg” name and plans to take it up with CMLL.

Noticas Oaxaca has a profile of Relampago Gomez Jr.

CMLL (WED) 04/30 Arena Neza
1) Luna Mágica, Marcela, Yesca vs Amapola, Hiroka, La Seductora
2) Calígula, Leono, Méssala vs Arkangel de la Muerte, Loco Max, Nitro
3) Alex Koslov, Místico, Valiente vs Rey Bucanero, Último Guerrero, Virus

Special Kid’s Day show, moved from Thursday.

CMLL (SUN) 05/04 Arena Neza
1) Dark Angel & Goddess vs Amapola & Medussa
2) La Máscara & Sagrado vs Misterioso II & Sangre Azteca

CMLL (SUN) 05/04 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara
1) Quazar vs Milenio
2) Carlo Roggi vs Fraile de la Muerte
3) Idolo & Oro II vs Depredador (Guadalajara) & Exterminador
4) Atomo & Último Dragoncito vs Pequeno Universo & Pierrothito
5) Casanova, Metal Balnco, Metalik vs Jeque, Malefico, Toxico
6) Dos Caras Jr., Negro Casas, Rayman vs Villano III, Villano IV, Villano V

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04/28: Wagner march, Coliseo, Monterrey

Links from the Wagner March
– El Siglo de Torreon says Fuerza Guerrera made an appearance.
– tedy_team and Satanico’s Mansion pictures shows Multifacetico and other IWRG wrestlers, so there’s obviously some Wagner/IWRG tie up going on here. They are both going thru the similar issues with CMLL.
superluchas has a photo of the scene. Seems as many people watching the scene as participating in it.
MT says 200 people showed up.
Wagner says he’ll work for anyone calls, “why not, even AAA”. LIES. He says he done with CMLL but also fighting against companies just like CMLL who punish you for talking.
– Ovaciones has a short note on it.

Ovaciones has partial results for Arena Coliseo

CMLL (SUN) 04/27 Arena Coliseo
4) Héctor Garza, Marco Corelone, Shocker DQ Damián 666, el Hijo del Perro Aguayo, Mr. Águila
5) Grey Shadow b Sangre Azteca

Challenge were made, but CMLL identifies Shadow as from the United States, AN ACTUAL COUNTRY, so all my jokes are now ruined. Unless they make the title match anyway. It’s not on the lineup they posted for next week.

AAA (SUN) 04/27 Arena Coliseo Monterrey [RFC]
1) Iron Extreme b Rey Imagen
2) Aguila Extrema & Baby Fox DRAW Criminal & Yaco
3) Chico Calavera, Guerrero Blanco, Virtual X b Diabolik, Euforia (Monterrey), Invasor
4) La Momia & Sangre Chicana b Antifaz del Norte & Espíritu
5) Casandro, El Elegido, Pimpinela Escarlata b Cuervo, Escoria, Ozz

Tickets are still available for the lucha libre expo.

Heavy Metal talked up the possible hair match with Toscano with Notimex.

Box y Lucha #2868 has a double cover of Rey Misterio Jr winning the Televisa Deportes award and Estrellita taking Rossy Moreno’s hair. By the way, I like how even Estrellita vs Rossy Moreno turns into a fight between Mesias and Cibernetico. This is AAA.

Medussa returned from a five week injury absence on Sunday. Or at least that was the plan, I don’t have the results.

indy (THU) 05/01 Arena Olimpico Laguna de Gomez Palacio [el siglo de torreon]
1) Angel de Oro & Sexy Piscis vs Semental & Sexy Libra
2) Difunto I & Difunto II vs Ministro de la Muerte I & Ministro de la Muerte II
3) Atomo vs Pentagoncito [LAGUNA MINI]
4) Blue Panther, Stuka I, Stuka Jr. vs Espanto V, Rey Bucanero, Sangre Azteca

Last week’s mini title match was won by Atomo, but only after interference. Atomo insisted on throwing that match out, and so they’re doing the rematch.

LLF (FRI) 05/02 Arena Femenil Monterrey [RFC]
1) RBD vs Dama Hierro
2) Angelica & Venadita vs Bandida & Lady Puma
3) Diana La Cazadora & Perla Negra vs La Chacala & Tsunami
4) Nikki Roxx vs Polly Star [LLF INTL]

Nikki is LLF International Champ.

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04/27 AAA TV Results (Zapopan)

Previous: 04/05 (Torreon), 04/10 (Toluca), 04/16 Ceyala

AAA TV (SUN) 04/27 Auditorio Benito Juarez, Zapopan [Tiburon_Blanco @ box y lucha]
1) Killer Clown, Psycho Clown, Zombie Clown b Aerostar, Pegasso, Super Fly
2) Extreme Tiger & Halloween b Crazy Boy & Joe Lider [AAA TAG]
3) Head Hunter I, Jack Evans, Teddy Hart b Alan Stone, El Alebrije, Laredo Kid
4) Black Abyss & Mr. Niebla b Abismo Negro & Super Porky
5) Charly Manson, Chessman, La Parka Jr. DQ Electro Shock, Kenzo Suzuki, Konnan
6) Cibernetico L Mesias and Zorro

At the halfway point, Prez Roldan and Mesias did an in-ring bit, where Roldan teased bringing in a rival to take care of Mesias. (There ends Mesias’ tecnico turn.) Later, in the main event, Zorro was first out. Before Mesias could beat Cibernetico, Vampiro ran in, returning to AAA. I see the retirement is going well!

Four way for TripleMania? Zorro/Cibernetico and Mesias/Vamp singles matches?

Everyone in the Legion beat down the tecnicos in the semimain. I think it was a Legion win, but it might have been a tecnico DQ win; I’ll update when AAA post its results. This was about taking pieces off the board to set up the main event run in.

Fourth match was kinda the same purpose, but done with style: with Copetes down, Black Abyss gave Abismo Negro a Martiente! Cruel irony for the original, who took the loss and needed help out.

Head Hunter beat Alebrije to win the third, but I think that’s because the other four had taken themselves out with dives.

For no reason, Joe Lider turned on Crazy Boy to cost him the titles. It was not a in the moment thing – Joe Lider had a chair/missile dropkick spot to set up to do it. Tiger and Halloween are the third tag team champions.

No announced win total for the Clowns.

Upcoming tapings
– 04/30 Aguscalientes
– 05/02 Veracruz
– no less than 4 more tapings before
– 06/13 DF (TripleMania)

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04/27: AULL, IWRG, lineups

I went to the GALLI show, but I’m going to push that to tomorrow. Nothing huge, though more no shows than usual.

Arturo Rivera’s weekend column has breaking news on Rey Misterio Jr.’s retirement: it may happen in in five years. Perhaps. Also, May Flowers is done in AAA which gives Arturo the chance to mourn the lack of vets there.

Accion’s CMLL highlights were off the main event. Spots spots (including Garza and Mistico doing moonsaults together) and Mistico getting the clean win. AAA had the Cibernetico/Parka vs Zorro/Konnan match, which they had trouble making look action packed even in highlights. Konnan, the one guy in the match who has no business winning, got the win. There was as much shown after the match as before it, pushing Zorro vs Cibernetico vs Mesias. There was a good two seconds in here where Zorro didn’t look like a third wheel way out of his league. Don’t get me wrong, that’s an improvement.

AULL (WED) 04/23 Arena Lopez Mateos [Superluchas #261]
1) Cosmico & Eagleman b Corsario de Plata & Rollin Boy
2) Medieval, Trauma I, Trauma II b Hijo del Valiente, Shuriken, Valiente Jr.
3) Faraon jr., Kung Fu Jr., Mano Negra Jr. b Carta Brava, el Mosco, Epidemia
4) Mano Negra, Negro Navarro, Shu el Guerrero b Rocky Santana, Villano III, Villano IV
5) Blue Panther & Dr. Wagner Jr. DQ Canek & Villano V

Canek yanked Wagner’s mask, which is a pattern this week. This was clearly to set up a title match between the two, but it’ll have to wait quite a bit – you’ll have to go down a few paragraphs to find out more.

IWRG (THU) 04/24 Arena Naucalpan [Superluchas #261]
1) Rey Estruendo b Halcon 2000
2) Nemesis IWRG & Quarterback b Avisman & Back Jack
3) Aeroman, Chico Che, Sakura b Oficial 911, Oficial AK47, Oficial Fierro
4) Solar I, Super Astro, Ultraman b El Hijo del Diablo, Negro Navarro, Veneno
5) Dr. Wagner Jr., Multifacético, Pantera DQ Fuerza Guerrera, Hijo del Cien Caras, Máscara Año 2000

Main event ended in a DQ when Fuerza yanked Wagner’s mask. Tercera was said to be especially good.

(Superluchas) Canek is under going right knee surgery. If what I read previously was correct, Canek had surgery on both knees in 2007, so something’s gone wrong. This knee surgery is going to sideline him until 2009. Outside of his Todos x el Todos appearance, Canek’s going to have a lost two years.

The Dr. Wagner Jr. media tour continues in SuperLuchas #261. Wagner says the word “emos” in this interview. $$$$$. I still do not know how freedom of expression = CMLL booking Dr. Wagner, but Wagner’s concept seems to be “I’m too awesome not to be booked, so they’re denying my freedom to express how awesome I am.” Also, Fuerza Guerrera says he’d go to CMLL if they’d called (and then stares at the phone, hopefully.)

Super Nova ended up replacing Ultimo Dragon on the NWE Spain tour, which means there were some CMLL vs AAA interaction with Juvi. Guess there would’ve been regardless, but this kinda makes AAA’s “Juvi only Mexican invited on tour” bit look dumb.

Lineups, via SuperLuchas

AULL (WED) 04/30 Arena Lopez Mateos
1) Hanaoka, Satoshi, Suzuki vs Kilvan, Trauma I, Trauma II
2) Chucho el Roro, Dragon Chino, Super Panda vs Ice Killer, Rey Krimen, Viento Negro
3) Faraon Jr., Kung Fu Jr., Terry 2000 vs Carta Brava, Danny Boy, Rocky Santana
4) Solar I vs Negro Navarro [SALVADOR AMERICA]
5) Angel Blanco Jr., Dr. Wagner Jr., Silver King vs Máscara Año 2000, Super Parka, Universo 2000

Referee in the main event, Professor Jorge Bernal, is retiring after the match.

indy (THU) 05/01 Deportivo Huayamilpas
1) Micro Boy, Mini Aguila Magica, Mini Centella vs Mini BLack Loder, Mini Blade, Mini Gangster
2) Escorpio Dorado Jr., Manos de Seda, Metal Boy vs Azazel, Fuerza Boricua, Toro Jr.
3) Babe Maravilla, Batman, Hombre Arena vs Centinela, Gangster, Killer
4) Shrek vs Black Lord [DF HEAVY]

Black Lord is listed as defending the title.

IWRG (THU) 05/01 Arena Naucalpan
1) Halcon 2000 vs Anubis
2) Carta Brava & Jack vs Judas el Traidor & Quaterback
3) Fantasma de la Ópera, Kazuki, Miss gaviota vs Black Terry, Cerebro Negro, Dr. Cerebro
4) Oficial 9111, Oficial AK-47, Oficial Fierro vs Aeroman, Chico Che, Zatura [EdM TRIOS]
5) Dr. Wagner Jr. & Silver King vs Hijo del Cien Caras & Mascara Ano 2000 Jr. and Fuerza Guerrera & Máscara Año 2000 and Multifacético & Pantera

Four way tag match for the main event.

CMLL (SUN) 05/04 Arena Coliseo
1) Molotov, Sensei, Trueno vs Dr. X, Hooligan, Loco Max
2) Fabián el Gitano, Metálico, Micltan vs Arkangel de la Muerte, Bronco III, Skandalo
3) Hijo del Fantasma, La Máscara, Máscara Púrpura vs Ephesto, Misterioso II, Texano Jr.
4) Alex Koslov, Marco Corelone, Shocker vs Atlantis, Olímpico, Rey Bucanero

Yea, we’re short a match, so I’m thinking the Shadow/Sangre match will happen. I wonder how that went down

CMLL: I’d like to have a title match next week!
Comission: SURE!
CMLL: It’ll be Sangre Azteca putting up his Mexican National title against Grey Shadow…
Comission: Now, wait, isn’t Grey Shadow a foreigner from an unspecified country?
CMLL: Perhaps.
Comission: So wouldn’t I have to not allow this match?
CMLL: Well…PERHAPS Grey Shadow is from a another country – but which one?
Comission: Why, I don’t know! Even if he looks a lot like that Cuban Rocky Romero, I can not begin to hazard a guess.
CMLL: If you don’t which country he’s from, how can you say he’s not from Mexico?
Comission: … I see no flaw in that arguement! APPROVED! [uses rubber stamp]
CMLL: Thanks! Fine work keeping a close eye on stuff.

I had to get that in tonight, just in case they made another left turn, you see. This is better than anything I could possible say about Bronco. Couldn’t they have called him “Bronco Negro” since he’s a rudo or something other than being yet another Bronco? You think if Sagrado had continued to suck enough that they got rid of him quickly, they would’ve just reused the name for Mistico? For a company built on history and tradition, they do seem to expect people to forget when they’re reusing bad names and concepts for no particular reason.

IWRG (SUN) 05/04 Arena Naucalpan
1) ? & Halcon 2000 vs Anubis & Venom
2) Gallo Tapatio Jr. & Miss Gaviota vs Trauma I & Trauma II
3) Coco Verde, Cocohips, Cocolores vs Payaso Caronna, Payaso Meido, Payaso Terror
4) Centauro, Solar I, Ultramán Jr. vs Arlquein, Demony, Enterrador 2000
5) El Fantasma, Fantasma de la Ópera, Multifacético vs el Hijo del Pierroth, Fuerza Guerrera, Mascara Ano 2000 Jr.

IWRG’s taping their Lucha Libre expo show for TV Azteca as well.

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